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Yearly Archives: 2010

MAC Cham Pale Swatches

The MAC Cham Pale collection for the new year is full of shimmery nude and pale shades and is quite pretty. I particularly like the eye shadow quad, entitled Caviar Dreams, although the pink shade in the quad is very pale, to the point of barely being visible (it does show up better in my… Continue Reading

Tria Beauty Holiday Coupons

TRIA has 2 pretty good holiday coupons right now. Plus, for $5, TRIA will ship the order via expedited mail for delivery on 12/24 for orders placed by 12/22. Here they are: First is $100 off the Tria Laser, making the normally $95 home hair removal device $395: Get $100 off the TRIA Laser Hair… Continue Reading

The Best Makeup Brushes

Your makeup is usually only as good as your brush. This is especially true with cheap makeup or drugstore makeup, which isn’t usually very pigmented to begin with, and is often packed with cheap sponge applicators. The good news is that the best brushes need not cost a fortune. There are some excellent pro makeup… Continue Reading

Top Techie Personal Health Care and Beauty Gifts

Need gift ideas? Techie type gifts always go over well at the holidays. For some great choices in unique gadget and gifts, I really like Hammacher Schlemmer and Verseo.com. Both stores stock some unique items, so you can find the  perfect gift for the person who has everything! Here are a few suggestions: Wellness Infrared… Continue Reading

Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

  In honor of being trapped in Detroit this week because of problems with a Delta Airlines plane, I bring you this post on traveling  with makeup in your carry on luggage. You can also read the TSA rules here.  When I set out on my trip, I decided to take only carry on luggage… Continue Reading

Les Regards De Chanel Palette Swatches

Every year I buy myself a luxury beauty item during holiday shopping. This year, I picked up the limited edition Chanel palette: Les Regards De Chanel. The palette includes three eye shadows, two brow shadows and an eyeliner. The shadows are finely milled, and the pigment rocks. I had a hard time getting it to… Continue Reading

The 12 days of Beauty: 12 Luxury Holiday Beauty Gifts

The article below, syndicated from Total Beauty is focused on the 12 days of Christmas in terms of beauty gifts, many of which are luxury items.  While it says to pamper yourself, and you certainly could get these items to do that, it also really is a neat little gift guide, since it points out… Continue Reading